Tag Archives: National Public Radio

Sexual Misconduct

As the 2016 presidential election approaches and becomes increasingly rude, loud, abrasive, sexist, xenophobic, alarmist, bullish, uncivil, and threatening, I find myself backing off: I’m not good at conflict. I think most Americans understand the split within the Republican party. … Continue reading

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Collateral Damage

Volunteering to shelve books at the West Custer County Library is such a blessing. If you are like me, when you typically go to the library as a patron, you look for the newest best seller… maybe you heard an … Continue reading

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I Resolve

I love the concept of a New Year… the idea that we have the opportunity to put the past behind and start fresh. I like to imagine myself a kindergartener. I have a new dress (my mother made it and my … Continue reading

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Time And Tides Wait For No Man

What could be better than a nearly deserted beach in winter? I have just returned from the barrier islands off Long Island’s south shore. Only the brave had bundled up to lean into the North Wind gusting in from the East. … Continue reading

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Political Junkie Tries De-tox

I’m a junkie, and I know this because when I was an impressionable ten-years-old or so, my sweet, round and soft grandmother took me to see Otto Preminger’s Man with a Golden Arm. As the mother of 13 children who … Continue reading

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